Venezuelan NYC is most present in Modern Art, Salsa, Latin Rock and Fashion.
The Venezuelan Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, is one of the most important Latin contemporary art collections. The Cisneros Institute at MoMA makes the Museum of Modern Art a world center of Latin art.
Venezuela has Andean Culture, Caribbean Culture and Trinidad Culture. The Andes connect us with the great Inca Civilization. The Caribbean’s Indigenous Taíno and Carib originated among Arawakan speakers in Venezuela’s great river, the Orinoco. Trinidad Culture brings Antillean influences to Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.
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Around a quarter million people enjoy this casual festival of Latin food, music, dance, beauty, and folklore from 20 Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas.
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Bárbara Martínez sings and dances New York Argentine, Venezuelan, Spanish flamenco at Flamenco Tuesdays at Sala Astoria, a Spanish restaurant in Astoria, Queens, on Tuesday, January 10, 17, & 24, 2023 at 7pm. 🇦🇷🇻🇪🇪🇸
Locobeach plays psychedelic cumbia rock at the Sultan Room in Bushwick, Brooklyn on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 11pm. $20. 🇻🇪
For the Master Drawings New York 2023 art fair, 25 art galleries show old masters and new masters from their collections and from visiting international dealers; in Manhattan’s Upper East Side; from Friday, January 20-28, 2023. The exhibition continues online through February 28, 2023. 🇦🇷🇧🇷🇨🇴🇲🇽🇵🇦🇻🇪 | 🇫🇷🇮🇹
Bárbara Martínez performs Spanish flamenco; at Mercado Little Spain in Hudson Yards, NYC; on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 6pm. 🇪🇸🇦🇷🇻🇪
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero: Westward explores the immigrant experience through Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky (three great Russian composers who emigrated to the United States), and improvisations to Chaplin’s short film “The Immigrant” which inspired her selections. It’s at the 92nd Street Y Kaufmann Concert Hall; on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:30pm. From $25. 🇻🇪
ALBA Musik, the Albert Alabedra and Bárbara Martínez duo, performs Brazilian bossa nova and Spanish flamenco; in the City Vineyard at City Winery in Chelsea, NYC; on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 6pm. $25. 🇦🇷🇧🇷🇪🇸🇻🇪
Bárbara Martínez joins Danza España Flamenco Co for Spanish flamenco at the Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside, Queens; weekends from May 4-21, 2023. 🇪🇸🇦🇷🇻🇪
Locobeach plays Psychedelic Cumbia Rock for the World Music Institute at BAM Café in the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 9pm. Free. 🇻🇪
Mariah Carey Merry Christmas To All is a Holiday show at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $90. 🇻🇪
Mariah Carey Merry Christmas To All is a Holiday show at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC on Friday, December 16, 2022 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $90. 🇻🇪
CHRISTMAS EVE CONCERT
The New York String Orchestra led by Bolivian conductor Jaime Laredo with Venezuelan violinist Rubén Rengel play Elgar, Mozart, Bach and Tchaikovsky on Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 7pm. From $21. 🇧🇴🇻🇪
DOC NYC 2022, America’s largest documentary film festival, is at IFC Center in Manhattan’s West Village, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea, Wednesday, November 9-17, 2022. It continues online to November 27. 🇧🇷 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇨🇦 🇮🇹 ✡️ 🇻🇪 🇺🇸
Locobeach, and its own Cheo Pardo (DJ Afro), play Psychedelic Cumbia with Underground System (Afrobeat) for the World Music Institute at Nublu 151 in Manhattan’s East Village on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $20. 🇻🇪
Miguel Zenón & Venezuelan Jazz pianist Luis Perdomo play Jazz “El Arte del Bolero” for Carnegie Hall Citywide at Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church in Hudson Heights, Upper Manhattan on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 5pm. Free. 🇵🇷🇻🇪
Venezuelan pianist Silvano Monasterios plays Jazz at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village, on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 7 & 8:30pm. From $25. 🇻🇪
The Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by renowned Venezuelan Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, plays the NY Premiere of Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz’ “Altar de cuerda” featuring Spanish violin soloist María Dueñas, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, in Midtown, Manhattan on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 8pm. From $42. carnegiehall.org 🇻🇪🇲🇽🇪🇸
The Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by renowned Venezuelan Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, plays the NY Premiere of Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz’ “Kauyumari,” the NY Premiere of Mexican composer Arturo Márquez‘ “Fandango for Violin and Orchestra” featuring violin superstar Anne Akiko Meyers, and Copland’s “Symphony No. 3” at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, in Midtown, Manhattan on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 8pm. From $42. carnegiehall.org 🇻🇪🇲🇽
Gracelee Lawrence: Marisol, art inspired by the New York Venezuelan French artist Marisol Escobar, opens with a reception at Heroes Gallery in the Lower East Side, on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 5-8pm. The show runs to October 22. heroesgallery.gallery 🇻🇪🇫🇷
Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, an exhibition of the Venezuelan ceramist, is at Kaufmann Repetto in Tribeca, Manhattan, September 9 – October 29, 2022. kaufmannrepetto.com 🇻🇪
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of the Americas, through October 15. 🇦🇷🇧🇴🇧🇷🇨🇱🇨🇴🇨🇷🇨🇺🇩🇴🇪🇨🇸🇻🇬🇶🇬🇹🇭🇳🇲🇽🇳🇮🇵🇦🇵🇾🇵🇪🇵🇷🇪🇸🇺🇾🇻🇪
The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 marches on 37th Avenue from 69th St to 86th St in Jackson Heights, Queens on Sunday, September 25, 2022 starting at 11am. 🇦🇷🇧🇴🇨🇱🇨🇴🇨🇷🇨🇺🇩🇴🇪🇨🇸🇻🇬🇶🇬🇹🇭🇳🇲🇽🇳🇮🇵🇦🇵🇾🇵🇪🇵🇷🇪🇸🇺🇾🇻🇪
Melissa Guevara hosts Audrey Mora, Elisa Levet, Carmen Lynch and Andrea Pascasio in Español Please at the Broadway Comedy Club in Hell’s Kitchen on Sat, Mar 19 at 10pm. $25. 🇨🇴🇲🇽🇵🇦🇪🇸🇻🇪
Ricky La Voz tributes Venezuelan Salsero Pastor Lopez, and La Sonora Dinamita plays Colombian Cumbia at Sabor Latino in Elmhurst, Queens on Fri, Mar 18 after midnight (10pm doors). From $35. 🇻🇪🇨🇴
Karen Martello sings Venezuelan Pop at Sabor Latino in Elmhurst, Queens on Fri, Mar 25 at 10pm. From $25. 🇻🇪
Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita present their new album “Suba,” Global Music reuniting the Caribbean and Mother Africa, at Roulette Intermedium in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn on Thu, Mar 31 at 8pm. $25. robertbrowningassociates.com 🇨🇺🇸🇳🇻🇪
The 7th Neighboring Scenes Latin American film festival is in person at Film at Lincoln Center, Feb 24-28. $15 per film or $80 All-Access Pass ($20 students). 🇦🇷🇧🇷🇨🇱🇨🇴🇨🇷🇲🇽🇵🇪🇺🇾🇻🇪
Nella Rojas, 2019 Latin Grammy Best New Artist, sings Jazz at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village on Mon, Feb 14 at 8pm & 10:30pm (6pm & 10pm doors). From $25. 🇻🇪
Jean Carlos Centeno & Ronal Urbina play Colombian Venezuelan Vallenato at Sabor Latino in Elmhurst, Queens on Sat, Feb 12 after midnight (10pm doors). From $50. 🇨🇴🇻🇪
Benito Gonzalez Trio plays Venezuelan Jazz at The Django in Tribeca on Tue, Jan 18 from 7-9:30pm. $25+ 🇻🇪
The New York String Orchestra with Venezuelan violinist Rubén Rengel plays a Christmas Eve concert at Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on Fri, Dec 24 at 7pm. 🇻🇪
Bárbara Martínez sings Spanish Flamenco for Alegrías at La Nacional in Chelsea on Sat, Nov 27 at 8pm. 🇻🇪🇦🇷🇪🇸
The Havana Film Festival New York opens at Village East Cinema in the East Village on Fri, Nov 5 at 6:30pm. From $20. Grammy nominee Dayramir González plays Cuban Jazz at the Afterparty. From $85. 🇨🇺🇪🇸|🇨🇦🇬🇹🇭🇳🇲🇽🇺🇸|🇦🇷🇨🇱🇨🇴🇵🇪🇻🇪|🇬🇷🇬🇧
Alex Da Corte, As Long as the Sun Lasts is on the roof garden is at The Met Fifth Avenue through Oct 31, 2021. From $12. 🇻🇪
Quinteros Salsa Project sings Venezuelan Salsa for dancing at Gonzalez y Gonzalez in Greenwich Village on Thu, Oct 21 from 9:30-11:30pm. 🇻🇪
The New York Yankees celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a giveaway of Yankee caps with Hispanic flags for Yankee games on Fri-Wed, Sep 17-22, 2021. From $40. mlb.com
Oscar de Leon sings Venezuelan salsa for dancing at La Boom in Woodside, Queens on Fri, Sept 17 at 9pm. From $40 🇻🇪
Carolina Herrera shows offsite at New York Fashion Week with a livestream on Thu, Sep 9 at 8pm. 🇻🇪
Carlos Sierra, Dayana Leon and Idol Jose show at Fashion Designers of Latin America at Lavan541 in Chelsea, Manhattan on Tue-Wed, Sep 8-9, 2021. 🇻🇪
Fashion designer Carolina Herrera is one of NYC’s most famous Venezuelans.
A festival of the diversity, traditions, folklore and unity of the Queens Hispanic community.
Sunday, September 24, 2023
Jackson Heights, Queens
A meditation on what it means to be “Hispanic” in America today.